A customer leaves the Markham clothing shop at a mall in Midrand outside Johannesburg

South Africa's retail sales up 2.0% year/year in July

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - South African retail sales rose 2% year-on-year in July following a 2.4% increase in June, Statistics South Africa said on Wednesday.

On a month-on-month basis, sales were up 0.2% and rose 2% in the three months to the end of July compared with the same period last year, the statistics body said.

(Reporting by Olivia Kumwenda-Mtambo; Editing by Toby Chopra)

2019-09-18 13:24:39

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